In the early 1980s, he became a dominant figure in popular music and the first African-American musicians who have a strong crossover on MTV. Rising popularity of the music while airing on MTV, such as "Beat It", "Billie Jean" and Thriller have altered the video clip into an art form and as a promotional tool to popularize a tv channel. Videos such as "Black or White" and "Scream" made Jackson a mainstay of MTV in the 1990s. Through stage performances and her music videos, Jackson popularized a number of dance techniques such as the robot and the moonwalk. Jackson's sound and vocal style influenced and followed by many hip hop, pop and R & B.
Award - an award he has won include several Guinness World Records-including the thriller as the world's best-selling album-13 Grammy Awards, 13 number one singles pieces in the solo career of the other male musicians in the Hot 100 era-and the sales of 750 million units in the whole world. Jackson lived very famous all over the world, accompanied by a very successful career, made him a part of pop culture for 4 decades. within a few years he was often touted as one of the most famous men in the world.
Life and career
1958-75: Early life and The Jackson 5
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Jackson has said that from childhood he suffered from his father's violence, both physically and mentally, such as exercise endlessly, whips, and calling him by calling rude. However, he also acknowledged that his father applied discipline that brings great influence to his success. Marlon Jackson told, never in a dispute, Michael lifted upside down and then beaten on the back and buttocks. Ever did in one night, while Michael was asleep, Joseph climbed into his room door of Jackson. By wearing a scary mask, he entered the room, shouting loudly to scare Michael. Joseph said that he did it to teach his children not to leave the window open when sleeping. For many years after the event, Michael often had a dream he was kidnapped from his room. In 2003, Joseph admitted to whipping Michael while iamasih small.
Jackson to talk about his first time when he was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in 1993. As he also said that when a child, she often cried lonely and sometimes vomit when he saw his father. At the Living with Michael Jackson (2003), Michael is seen crying over his face when he told me about his childhood.
Jackson displays his musical talent at a young age when he sang in front of his classmates at the Christmas recital at the age of five. In 1964, Michael and Marlon joined the Jackson Brothers-a band that was founded by his brothers: Jackie, Tito, and Jermaine-as backup musicians playing congas while Marlon Michael tambourine. Some time later, he began to take on a role as a backup singer and dancing. And finally at the age of 8 years old, he and Jermaine became the lead singer and the band name was changed to The Jackson 5. The band toured in the central part of the United States extensively in 1966 and 1968. In 1966, they won a local talent show.
The Jackson 5 recorded several songs, including "Big Boy", for the local record label Steelwotn in 1967 and signed with Motown Records in 1968. Rolling Stone magazine when it describes Michael as "a miracle" (prodigy) to "outstanding musical talent". The Jackson 5 begin to enter the chart when its first four singles ("I Want You Back", "ABC", "The Love You Save," and "I'l Be There") peaked first in the Billboard Hot 100. In the early days of The Jackson 5, part public relations Mowton claimed that Michael was 9 years old, even though he was 11 years old at the time. Beginning in 1972, Michael released four solo albums with Motwon, among them Got to Be There and Ben. The band sales declined in 1973.
1975-81: Move to Epic and Off the Wall
The Jackson 5 signed a new contract with CBS Records in June 1975, the Philadelphia International Records division, which later changed its name to Epic Records. The group's name was changed to The Jacksons and produced six albums between 1976 and 1984, in which most of the songs was written by Michael Jackson. Hits are born by the band include "Shake Your Body (Down to the Ground)", "This Place Hotel" and "Can You Feel It." The Jackson also has his own TV show on CBS, The Jacksons, which aired from 1976 to 1977.
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Songwriters on the album include Jackson, Rod Temperton, Stevie Wonder, and Paul McCartney. Released in 1979, four songs in the album charts was ranked first in the United States, including "Do not Stop 'Til You Get Enough" and "Rock with You." Off the Wall ranks third in the Billboard 200 and sold 7 million copies in the United States with total worldwide sales of more than 20 million copies.
In 1980, Jackson won three awards at the American Music Awards for his solo efforts: Favorite Soul / R & B Album, Favorite Male Soul / R & B Artist, and Favorite Soul / R & B Single for "Do not Stop 'Til You Get Enough". In the same year, he also won Billboard Music Awards for Top Black Artist and Top Black Album and a Grammy Award for Best Male R & B Vocal Performance (for the song "Do not Stop 'Till You Get Enough") Although a commercial success, Jackson felt Off the Wall has not met expectations to create an outstanding album. In 1980, Jackson became a musician with the highest royalty rate in the music industry: 37% of wholesale album profit.
1982-83: Thriller and Motown 25
In 1982, Epic released a second album Jackson, Thriller. The emergence of this album is considered as the pinnacle of Jackson's career. The second album in the last 10 of the Billboard 200 for 80 consecutive weeks. Seven songs from the album simultaneously in the top ten of the Billboard Hot-100, three of which are "Billie Jean," "Beat It," and "Wanna Be Startin 'Somethin'."
This period was a period of tremendous benefit for Jackson. Through his lawyer John Branca, Jackson secured the highest royalty in the music industry, about $ 2 per album. At the same time, he also reap the benefits of The Making of Michael Jackson's Thriller, a documentary produced by Jackson and John Landis which sold more than 350,000 copies.
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1984-85: Pepsi, We Are the World and business career
Jackson had an accident on January 27, 1984. In the process of making Pepsi Cola ad in Auditoriam Shrine, Los Angeles, he suffered second-degree burns on his scalp after his hair caught fire due to an accident. The incident quickly became the public's attention and bring in a lot of sympathy. Pepsi then settle lawsuits out of court. To treat this burn, Jackson gave $ 1.5 million to the Brotman Medical Center in Culver City, California, so that the hospital can buy equipment healing burns the most high tech when it; Brotman then rename the burn treatment room to be "Michael Jackson Burn Center "in honor of Jackson. After this incident, Jackson began to notice the appearance and operated plastic nose.
On May 14, 1984, Jackson was invited to the White House to receive an award that is given directly by the President of the United States Ronald Reagan. The award was given for Jackson donation to a charity that helps people to get out of alcohol addiction and drug abuse. In the same year, he won 8 awards at the 1984 Grammy Awards. In the same year he organized a tour titled Victory Tour in total watched by more than 2 million people. He donated $ 5 million in revenues from the Victory Tour to charity.
Jackson, along with Lionel Richie, also makes the single "We Are the World" that was released to the world for charitable purposes, namely to help the poor in Africa and the United States. The single was sung by 39 celebrities, including Jackson. The single also became the best selling single of all time, with total sales of 20 million copies.
While working with Paul McCartney on the two hit singles, "The Girl Is Mine" and "Say Say Say", the two became friends and visit each other. At one discussion, McCartney told Jackson how he earned millions from music catalogs; she received about $ 40 million a year from other people's songs sung. Jackson was interested and began the business career by buying, selling, and distributing publishing rights of many artists. Shortly afterwards, ATV Songs-a music catalog that contains thousands of songs, including songs made by Lennon-McCartney were written between 1963 to 1973-went on sale.
1986-87: Appearance, tabloids, Bad, autobiography and films
During his youth, Jackson has brown skin, but since the early 1980s, his skin looks more white. This skin discoloration and bring into question the media rumors, including rumors that Jackson purposely skin whitening (bleaching). According to a biography written by J. Randy Taraborrelli, in 1986, Jackson was diagnosed with vitiligo and lupus; vitiligo disease makes skin look white in some parts. Both of these diseases cause Jackson sensitive to sunlight. Care given to Jackson to participate mengakibatnya skin disease is increasingly graying. In addition to changes in skin color, he is also known to perform plastic surgery on the nose, forehead, lips, and cheekbones.
Jackson pillar drastic weight loss in the early 1980s. This is because diet and a desire to get a "dancer body" ("dancer's body") Some witnesses said that Jackson was often dizzy and speculated he was suffering from anorexia nervosa; medical symptoms of loss of appetite. Some experts say that Jackson suffered from body dysmorphic disorder, a psychological condition in which sufferers feel less happy with his performance. In 1986 he was again operated on her nose and chin.
During the 80s Jackson's story to the attention of the public. In 1986, The National Enquirer published a photo depicting Jackson sleeping in a hyperbaric oxygen chamber, and said that Jackson slept in there to slow down the aging process. Jackson bought a chimpanzee called Bubbles from a laboratory, and in 2003 he claimed that Bubbles could use the toilet and to clean his own room.  Jackson also reportedly bid on the bones of Joseph Merrick, the "Elephant Man", for $ 1 million. The report is attached in the memory of the community, and inspiring the nickname "Wacko Jacko" (Jacko Insane), which then often abbreviated as "Jacko" in the tabloid headlines. A biographer in 2004 saying that the rumors created by Jackson's own publications section for promotional purposes. Jackson told the reporter:
"Why did you not report it to the community that I was an alien from Mars. Tell the public that I eat live chickens and do a voodoo dance at night. Of course people will believe what you say because you are a reporter. But if I, Michael Jackson, were to say, "I'm an alien from Mars, I eat live chickens, and I do a voodoo dance at night," people would say, "Oh my God, Michael Jackson is mad, he is devastated. you better not trust his words. " "
In 1987, Jackson released the album Bad, which was his first album after a hiatus of five years. Total album sales are much awaited by fans of the Thriller album was not as high, but still can be considered a commercial success, as well as successfully spawned seven hit singles in the U.S., five of which ("I Just Can not Stop Loving You", "Bad "," The Way You Make Me Feel "," Man in the Mirror "and" Dirty Diana ") once ranked as the Billboard Hot 100 list, more than lainnya.Hingga albums of 2008, the album has sold more than 30 million copies worldwide.
In 1987, Jackson declared himself out of the religion in anutnya, Jehovah's Witnesses, in response to the religious disapproval of the Thriller video. On September 12, Jackson's Bad World Tour to start on January 14, 1989. In Japan alone, the tour attracted 570,000 spectators. He also broke the Guinness World Record when 504,000 people attended her show at Wembley Stadium. In total, he appeared in 123 concerts, in front of 4.4 million people, and the other to break the Guinness World Record when the tour is giving $ 125 million worth of revenue. During his travels, he mengundak small children from low-income families to watch the concert for free, and gave donations to hospitals, orphanages, and other charities.
Autobiography, changing appearance and Neverland
In 1988, Jackson released his first autobiography, Moonwalk, which takes 4 years to complete. Jackson wrote about his childhood, The Jackson 5, and the abuse he suffered. He also wrote that he just underwent two plastic surgery on his face. Jackson then released a film called Moonwalker which contains a collection of recordings - recordings and short film starring Michael Jackson himself, and Joe Pesci. In March 1988, Jackson purchased land near Santa Ynez, California to build Neverland Ranch at a price of $ 17 million. He put up a variety of attractions and a theater play. There are also 40 security staff were always on patrol. In 1989, his annual earnings from album sales and concerts - concerts, estimated at $ 125 million just for that year alone. Michael Jackson was sworn in as the King of Pop. The nickname was popularized by Elizabeth Taylor. From 1985 to 1990, Jackson donated $ 500,000 to the United Negro College Fund. At this time Michael also began a friendship with a child actor, Macaulay Culkin.
Moonwalker is a movie starring Michael Jackson himself. The film consists of a short clip of the history of Michael Jackson, a collection of some video clips from the album Bad, as well as additional scenes to assemble the clips into the storyline intact. The film's title is taken from the jargon moonwalk, dance technique popularized by Jackson during an appearance at the Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever. Although the actual jargon popularized by the mass media, but Jackson himself chose the name for the title of the film.
This movie was originally released in conjunction with the launch of the album Bad in 1987. But in the end this film was launched as part of the Bad World Tour concerts. The film premiered in the UK cinemas on December 26, 1988. This movie was originally planned to be played in American theaters and Canada on Christmas day 1988. But there penundan so the film was released on January 10, 1989 in the form of Home Video after Jackson's Bad World Tour finish. Data Based on 17 April 1989, the video film has been sold to 800,000 copies.
The film is divided into several segments to each other does not have a close relationship. The film is more a collection of video clips of Michael Jackson compared to a storyline. However, some video clips made in such a way that resembles a short musical film. Segment-segment in the film include:
Man In The Mirror
The movie's opening scene begins with a video clip song Man in The Mirror in the form of concert footage of Jackson in the Bad World Tour. In the video clip is also pasted pictures of African children and world figures like Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr.., John Lennon, and so on.
On this segment of the video clip displayed a collection of pieces from the time Jackson The Jackson 5, Thriller, The Jackson's Victory Tour, We Are the World, as well as a few video clips from the album Bad. Most clips have been re-edited to give the appearance of a more dramatic and shows Jackson's career.
Is a parody of the music video single "Bad". The single is different with the video clip, the "badder" the entire cast was replaced with a bunch of kids who dress up like Michael Jackson and background dancers. The children then dance and sing like the scenes video clip. But in the video clip "badder" inserted scenes are comedy.
Michael Jackson's little in the video clip played by Brandon Quintin Adams. While other actors are supporting clips include Jermaine Jackson, Jr.. and Nikki Cox.
This segment is a continuation of the video clip "badder". Directed by Will Vinton and backed by a song from the album Bad Speed ??Demon. On this segment tells Jackson that was being chased by a group of fans are displayed in the form of clay animation. Jackson then posing as Spike the rabbit (also in the form of clay animation) and then work on the fan-crazed fans. In his escape, Jackson also disguised as other famous artists such as Sylvester Stallone, Tina Turner, and Pee-Wee Herman. The segment closed with a dance contest between Jackson and Spike the rabbit ended with Jackson ditilangnya is ridiculous due to violation of prohibition signs Moonwalk.
Leave Me Alone
In this segment the video clip displayed the single "Leave Me Alone" from the album Bad. Video is displayed in the form of animation that illustrates a passion, ideals, and the things that reflect the personal from Jackson. The video clips also depict a sense of pique Jackson to the media and paparazzi are always negative branding himself. This video clip video clips awards as the best in the event is also a Grammy Award the only awards won from the album Bad.
Is the longest segment of the film Moonwalker. Tells the friendship between Jackson and a group of street children (one of whom is played by Sean Lennon). On a day when Jackson and the children are playing, they accidentally discover headquarters hardened criminals named Frankie Lideo (a play on Jackson's manager, Frank DiLeo) or better known as "Mr. Big" (played by actor Joe Pesci). But where Jackson and his friends are known by Mr.Big and his men. As a result, Jackson became incaram the criminal group. Furthermore, in a nuanced scene of the 1930s, Jackson managed to escape from the pursuit of Mr.Big by turning into a futuristic sports car. Jackson then hid in an old cafe that apparently inhabited by the ghosts of the 1930's Mafia. In the next scene shown in Jackson's fight with the mafia-style musical accompaniment to the song "Smooth Criminal". Unfortunately Mr.Big that surrounded the old cafe was later caught Kettie, one of Jackson's young friends who secretly followed Jackson from behind. To save her little friend was, Jackson then fought with Mr.Big by transforming into a giant robot. Having defeated Mr.Big, anal-Jackson finally drove home with the child turns into a futuristic jet plane.
After rescuing the children from the pursuit Mr.Big, Jackson then invite them to watch the "live performance" of his disebuah stage. In the segment in Jackson performed the song "Come Together" which was popularized by The Beatles and the group at the same time closing segment of the film Moonwalker.
In 1991 Michael Jackson released the album Dangerous. The album sold over 32 million copies worldwide, surpassing the album Bad. The album was to obtain grace Grammy Awards for Best Engineered Album - Non Classical. This album was mired in controversy because the video clip song Black Or White is the last four minutes of Jackson's dance show sedikt violent, Jackson destroyed the shop with trash and destroy a car with a crowbar. Jackson also showed that sexually suggestive dancing, Jackson holds the crotch and pulled his pants zipper. After the incident, all the networks cut video clips last four minutes of the video. Jackson issued a statement apologizing to anyone who had offended. Regardless of the various controversies, this video clip featuring Macaulay Culkin during the rap scene by L. T. B.
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1995-1997 HIStory, Past, Present, And Future
On June 16, 1995, Michael Jackon released an album, entitled HIStory, Past, Present, And Future (commonly abbreviated to HIStory). The album consists of two parts, HIStory, Past, Present, And Future, Book 1, which contains a compilation of previous hits and HIStory, Past, Present, And Future, Book 2 which contains new hits. The album sold 20 million copies worldwide. The album entered the top five Grammy Awards nominations and won Best Music Video - Short Form for Scream video clip. Like the album Dangerous, HIStory was also mired in controversy related to the lyrics of the song Do not Care About Us inviting anti-Semitic. In They Do not Care About Us there lyrics "Jew Me, Sue Me, Everybody Do Me / Kick Me, Kike Me, Do not You Black Or White Me". Date June 23, 1995 Jackson, despite the cost, he changed lirk with "Do Me" and "Strike Me".
Like the two previous albums (Bad and Dangerous), Jackson promoted the album HIStory by way of doing a world tour. The tour is titled HIStory World Tour. The tour stops in 58 cities, 35 countries, 5 continents. A total of 58 concerts in this concert tour. This tour is also the third and last solo tour to Michael Jackson.
Before the tour, on July 16, 1996, Jackson performed a concert in Jerudang Park Ampitheatre, Brunei Darussalam. This concert in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah. List of songs and concert costume is similar to the Dangerous World Tour.
The tour began on September 7, 1996 to October 15, 1997. The two-leg.
Michael Jackson's final concert planned for London diO2 Arena, Jackson named this concert as Michael Jackson's This Is It. In concert scheduled to be held on July 25, 2009, but one month before Michael Jackson died at his home in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 25, 2009, At 14:26 local time. He was unconscious after suffering heart failure (cardiac arrest). He is suspected of having heart failure shortly after being given an injection of Demerol. News of Michael Jackson's death spread quickly on the internet. Many websites are overwhelmed dealing with internet users who want to find information about Jackson's death. Google had experienced problems because so many key words "Michael Jackson" are included. AOL Instant Messenger also had experienced problems for 40 minutes because of Jackson's death that informs users via AOL Instant Messenger.
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Got to Be There (1972)
Music and Me (1973)
Forever, Michael (1975)
Off the Wall (1979)
The Wiz (1978)
Captain EO (1986)
Michael Jackson's Ghost (1997)
Men In Black II (2002)
Miss Cast Away And The Island Girl (2004)
This Is It (2009)
Bad World Tour (1987-1989)
Dangterous World Tour (1992-1993)
History World Tour (1996-1997)